Senior Coordinator, Special Programs - Neurobiology & Anatomy

UT Health

Houston, TX, USA

Full time

Healthcare / Hospital

Aug 24

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Position Summary:

Oversees and coordinates all phases and activities of the Willed Body Program. The individual in this position will be dealing with people who are mourning the loss of a loved one, with people entering hospice care, and with family, sometimes in person, for the return of the cremated remains of their loved one. 

 Department: Neurobiology & Anatomy

Position Type: Full Time/ Non-Exempt 

Location: Texas Medical Center- Houston, TX

Position Key Accountabilities:

  • Point of contact for all requests pertaining to the Willed Body Program
  • Effective and efficient communication skills
  • Due to the nature of the program, being an after-death donation program, regularly dealing with emotional/stressful situations while communicating with family and loved ones
  • Handling cremated remains and dealing with family for the return of cremated remains
  • Management of all hard-copy and digital records pertaining to the program in coordination with the Human Structure Facility
  • Managing finances for the program including invoicing, A/P, collections, Buycard submissions, Coupa ordering, budget projections
  • Perform regular audits of program material
  • Meeting planning, scheduling (monthly or as needed) and preparation of meeting material
  • Annual IAORC collection of compliance material, annual meeting planning and preparation of meeting material
  • Compliancy as required by the Anatomical Board of the State of Texas, attending annual meetings and planning of SAB meeting in 2022 hosted by our institution
  • Adhering to standards set forth by UTHealth for audit preparedness


  • Excellent written and verbal skills.

Minimum Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or relevant work experience in lieu of education.

Minimum Experience:

  • Three years of related experience.

Physical Requirements:

  • Exerts up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds frequently and/or a negligible amount constantly to move objects.

Security Sensitive:

  • This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215

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